MINING

  • Due diligence reports and audits of proposed projects in relation to mining and environmental law;
  • Review of mineral tenure and advising on compliance with the regulatory framework to protect the company’s mineral rights and on requirements for new applications for mineral rights;
  • Ensuring compliance with all legal requirements in terms of the MPRDA and the NEMA;
  • Engaging with regulators on compliance issues;
  • Providing support to management on mine sites by way of legal advice relating to the company’s operations; and
  • Drafting and vetting of any agreements which a company might require such as off-take agreements, toll treatment agreements, land acquisition agreements and mineral rights acquisition agreements.
  • Other Legal Services: We produce opinions and provide general advice on mining law issues independently and, where required, with input from Counsel. We are geared to provide a range of other general mining based compliance and risk-related services, depending on a client’s specific needs. We also provide litigation services to our clients and work together with Counsel who have experience in mining law matters to ensure that our clients’ rights are best protected.
    ENVIRONMENTAL

  • Environmental sector issues: general environmental law and specifically land, water, air, waste, biodiversity and energy law;
  • Advice on EIAs, environmental aspects of land development applications and representation at hearings;
  • The drafting and review of appeals and representation at hearings;
  • Assistance with public participation related matters;
  • Litigation which may flow from authorisation processes;
  • Due diligence reports;
  • Development Planning, environmental impact assessment (EIA) and other authorization related services;
  • Due Diligence Investigations;
  • Contractual Advice regarding environmental issues on projects and environmental liability.
  • Other Legal Services: We produce opinions and general advice on environmental issues independently and, where required, with input from Counsel. We are geared to provide a range of other general environmental based compliance and risk-related services, depending on the client’s specific needs. We also provide litigation services to our clients and work together with Counsel who have experience in environmental matters to ensure that our clients’ rights are best protected.
    COMMERCIAL

  • Drafting of founding documents for companies.
  • Drafting and vetting of all types of documents and agreements for Companies such as shareholders agreements, partnership agreements, Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements.
  • Advice on all areas of a client’s business to ensure that client’s activities are conducted in compliance with the law but at the same time that our client is placed in the strongest possible position.
  • We have gained valuable experience in other Southern African jurisdictions such as Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia and at the same time have built up a network of professionals in the legal and commercial space.
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